Best Medical Schools: Primary Care

Ranked in 2014 | Best Medical Schools: Primary Care Rankings Methodology

A medical career starts with finding the program that best fits your needs. With the U.S. News rankings of the top medical schools for primary care, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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Primary care rank School name Tuition Total medical school enrollment Median MCAT total score Median undergraduate GPA Acceptance rate Full-time faculty-student ratio Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average) Peer assessment score (out of 5) Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)
#78 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

$29,175 (in-state, full-time); $50,364 (out-of-state, full-time) 625
#75 Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

New Brunswick, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 562
#75 Texas A&M Health Science Center

Bryan, TX

$12,780 (in-state, full-time); $25,880 (out-of-state, full-time) 767
#75 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

$32,744 (in-state, full-time); $45,000 (out-of-state, full-time) 539
#73 Creighton University

Omaha, NE

$50,348 (full-time) 604
#73 University of Southern California (Keck)

Los Angeles, CA

$52,408 (full-time) 716
#71 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

$48,390 (full-time) 709
#71 University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

$20,291 (in-state, full-time); $48,918 (out-of-state, full-time) 660
#68 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$46,787 (full-time) 800
#68 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

$25,380 (in-state, full-time); $51,804 (out-of-state, full-time) 404
#68 Yale University

New Haven, CT

$51,480 (full-time) 401
#66 University of Connecticut

Farmington, CT

$24,832 (in-state, full-time); $52,312 (out-of-state, full-time) 366
#66 Wright State University (Boonshoft)

Dayton, OH

$32,580 (in-state, full-time); $49,240 (out-of-state, full-time) 417
#61 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

$42,888 (full-time) 550
#61 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

$35,654 (in-state, full-time); $62,109 (out-of-state, full-time) 719
#61 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

$31,334 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 424
#61 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

$32,629 (in-state, full-time); $60,833 (out-of-state, full-time) 491
#61 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

$28,661 (in-state, full-time); $43,786 (out-of-state, full-time) 812
#60 Tufts University

Boston, MA

$56,080 (full-time) 808
#57 Jefferson Medical College

Philadelphia, PA

$51,955 (full-time) 1,061
#57 University of Hawaii—​Manoa (Burns)

Honolulu, HI

$31,608 (in-state, full-time); $65,232 (out-of-state, full-time) 269
#57 Yeshiva University (Einstein)

Bronx, NY

$44,118 (full-time) 777
#55 Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

$29,984 (in-state, full-time); $56,382 (out-of-state, full-time) 552
#55 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

$33,030 (in-state, full-time); $65,460 (out-of-state, full-time) 664
#51 Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Erie, PA

$30,820 (full-time) 2,220

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